Adding Trash Can to the Desktop

By default, there is no Trash can on the KDE4 Desktop. But you can simply add it.
Click with the right mouse somewhere on the Desktop, and from menu choose Create New > Link To Location (URL).
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Enter Trash or what ever you like as the File name, in the Enter link to location (URL): enter trash:/, and click on OK.
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...and here is brand new Trash can on the Desktop.
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Adding ArahWeave to the main KDE menu

Click with the right mouse button on the green suse menu icon in the lower left corner of the screen, and choose Menu Editor.
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In the KDE Menu Editor window, click the New Item icon.
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Enter ArahWeave as the Item name, and click OK.
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In the Command field enter /home/capdam/aw/aweave (or /home/capdam/ap/apaint4 for ArahPaint).
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Now you just need to add ArahWeave's icon. Click icon, marked with question mark. In the file selection dialog navigate to /home/capdam/common/icons directory, and choose ArahWeave.png icon, and click Open.
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In the KDE Menu Editor window, click the Save icon, and wait few seconds, while system is updating the settings.
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Now you have ArahWeave shortcut in the main KDE menu. You can add ArahPaint4 and ArahDrape as well.
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To add ArahWeave icon to the panel, just click with right mouse button on ArahWeave entry in the Menu, and choose Add to Panel.
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The buttons in ArahPaint toolbox are missing

The default installation of Opensuse 11.2 misses the window style, which is used by ArahPaint4. So the icons in the toolbox are not looking right and the buttons are missing.
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Click the green K Menu icon , and choose System > YaST (Administrator Settings).
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Enter Password.
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Click Software in the left-side menu, then Software Management in the right-side menu.
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Click the Search tab, and enter kdelibs3 in the Search field. Check the field on the left of the kdelibs3,and click the Accept button in the bottom right corner.
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System adds qt3 package, which is needed by kdelibs3, just click Continue.
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Wait while system performs installation.
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When you run ArahPaint4 again, the icons should look like this.
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Classic Menu Style

It will be easier to you to follow the instructions, if you change the default Suse menu style. To change it, click with the right mouse button on the green suse menu icon in the lower left corner of the screen, and choose Switch to Classic Menu Style.
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Desktop Settings

Starting with OpenSUSE 11.2 the KDE4 desktop replaces KDE3. KDE4 is quite different than the old desktop.
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If you like old fashioned behavior of your Desktop, you can change the settings to be similar to those in KDE3. Click with right mouse button somewhere on the Desktop. From the menu choose Desktop Settings.
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In the Desktop Settings window, click the Activity icon, and then click the Type button to open drop down menu.
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From the menu choose the Folder View , and click OK.
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Now, the Desktop behaves like that one in KDE 3.5.
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Double mouse click

The default setting for opening files in the KDE file manager and some other desktop aplication is single mouse click. To get the more familiar Windows like behavior, choose Peripherals in the main Control Center menu, then Mouse. Activate Double-click to open files and folders, (select icons on first click) button. Then click the Apply button. This setting will not influence to Arahne's programs, since they use double mouse click to open files.
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Connect USB floppy drive to PC; no floppy inside. There shouldn't be any other USB memory devices connected.
First, you need to find, which device name is used in your system for the USB floppy drive. Open a terminal window (Suse menu (green icon) > Sytem > Terminal > Konsole (Terminal).

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In the terminal type following command (press the Enter key after it):
ls /dev/sd*

The output of the command is the device list. You can distinguish the USB floppy drive from the hard drive(s) quite easily: the USB floppy drive is usually listed as a last device, and it does not contains partitions, which are represented as numbers on the end of the names.
On the image below, the floppy drive is labeled as /dev/sdb

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Then go to Suse menu (green icon) > System  > File manager > File manager -Super user mode

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Enter the administrator (root) password.

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In the file manager, navigate to /etc/init.d, and click with right mouse button on the boot.local file icon. Choose Open with > Kwrite.

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Add the following lines at the end of a file (we use /dev/sdb as a device name in the commands below. You should use the device name according to the output of ls /dev/sd* command on your system.):

rm /dev/fd0
chmod 777 /dev/sdb
ln -s /dev/sdb /dev/fd0
ln  -s   /dev/fd0 /dev/fd0h1440
chmod 777 /dev/fd0*

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Save the file (File > Save), and close KWrite editor.

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Restart computer. If you will leave the USB floppy drive plugged in all the time, it will alwasy use the same device label, so you won't need to modify the boot.local file again.

 

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